Firefighter (Trainee)

Location
DCA and IAD
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Firefighter (Trainee) - (MWAA-17-12004) Job Requisition ID: MWAA-17-12004 Job Title: Firefighter (Trainee) Job Type: F/T Permanent Location: DCA and IAD, VA Post Date: 07/10/2017 Job Description:

 

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Commitment…..Service….Diversity

The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

POSITION TITLE

Firefighter

(Trainee)

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER

MWAA-17-12004

  SALARY

$53,525

POSITION GRADE

F10

LOCATION

Office of Public Safety, Fire and Rescue Services, MA-320

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Washington Dulles International Airport

OPENING DATE

7/10/17

CLOSING DATE

7/24/17

 

WHY CHOOSE THE AIRPORTS AUTHORITY?

 

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JOB SUMMARY:


To review the description of duties, please click here.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (MQs):

1. Must be 18 years old by date of employment

2. Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate

3. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence

4. Must pass written exam

5. Must pass Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

6. Must successfully complete Fire Recruit Training, to include Emergency Medical Technician certification

7. Must be willing to place one’s self in potentially dangerous/chaotic situations

8. Must be able and willing to meet work environment requirements, (e.g., work at heights above ground level, on uneven surfaces, below grade, in confined areas, in the dark, in high temperatures, in dirty conditions, in inclement weather)

9. Must be able and willing to work shift schedule, and/or extended and/or additional hours in emergency situations and when required for training

10. Must be able and willing to attain and maintain State and Department certification requirements

11. Must be able and willing to work and live in close quarters with others over an extended period of time

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirements. There are assessment questionnaires that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaires. 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

The hiring and selection process includes, a written test, Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT), structured interview, polygraph examination, background security investigation, and pre-employment medical examination to include drug testing which will be required for all new hires. The written test is the Firefighter Selection Test and it will be administered Tuesday, August 01, 2017. Valid IDENTIFICATION must be presented on the day of the written test. 

Written Test Time & Location:
To be determined upon closing of the announcement (7/24/17)


CPAT Location & Schedule:

Fairfax County Health and Wellness Facility
14725-C Flint Lee Road
Chantilly, VA 20151

 

Registration details for your preferred CPAT practice and final test session will be sent upon successful completion of the written test. The Orientation sessions are not mandatory, but recommended; no registration necessary.

 

·        Tuesday, August 1st Orientation Session #1 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

·        Friday, August 11th Orientation Session #2 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

·        Friday, August 25th Practice Session #1

·        Friday, September 8th Practice Session #2

·        Thursday, September 14th Practice Session #3

·        Friday, September 29th Final Testing Session

o   Any candidate that has previously completed CPAT from a certified facility within a year of September 29th, may submit documentation in lieu of having to repeat this process, pending our validation. 

 

For reference, the following link will take you to the IAFF CPAT Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FLkb3QVk2U